One of the things that you shouldn’t miss out on when you’re next in Utah is night skiing at Brighton.
Brighton happens to be one of a handful of Utah ski resorts that offer night skiing to visitors.
Night skiing is an excellent way to sneak in a few extra runs and an experience every skier and snowboarder should try out at least once in their lives!
If you’re interested in finding out more about night skiing at Brighton, then you have come to the right place!
Table of Contents
- Brighton Night Skiing
- How Much Does Brighton Night Skiing Cost?
- Brighton Night Skiing Map
- Brighton Night Skiing Hours
- Brighton Night Skiing Video
- Night Skiing Tips
Brighton Night Skiing
As far as night skiing goes Brighton is right up there with the best!
It offers the most night skiing terrain in Utah with 200 acres, four lifts and the main terrain park.
Not only does it have an extensive night skiing area (map below), it’s open 6 days a week for almost the entire winter season.
One thing we like about night skiing at Brighton is that they offer group lessons on Thursday nights.
Lessons last for two hours (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm).
They can be booked online in advance and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If this is something you’re interested in then make sure you get to purchase your ticket asap.
Additional information can be found on the Brighton website here.
How Much Does Brighton Night Skiing Cost?
Night skiing lift ticket prices are dynamic and change based on the day and time of year.
At the time of writing, you can expect to pay the following approximate prices for a night-only pass:
|Adult (ages 13+)||$50 – $70|
|Grom (ages 7 – 12)||$39 – $45|
If you’re going to be skiing the whole day and want to take part in night skiing then you can also take a look at the All-Day pass which is valid from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm.
Night skiing tickets can be purchased online on the Brighton website.
Night skiing is popular so we recommend you purchase your tickets online in advance. Not only does this secure your ticket, but you benefit from the better online rates.
Night skiing is included for Ikon Pass holders.
Brighton Night Skiing Map
Brighton offers 4 chairlifts, and 22 ski runs supported by 250 lights – as far as we can tell, that’s a pretty awesome offering!
Below is a map of the trails that are available for night skiing at Brighton.
The majority of Brighton’s night skiing is accessed via the Crest Express and Snake Creek Express lift.
From here you’ll get access to intermediate and advanced trails under the lights.
If you’re looking for an easy run from the top of the mountain you can access Sunshine run off Snake Creek Express. From here you’ll join up with Hawkeye Access all the way to the bottom.
Beginners should stick to the Explorer lift before heading up the mountain.
Finally, if you’re looking for a terrain park then the Candyland terrain park is accessible from the Crest Express chair. From here you can head down to the main terrain park – Majestic Park.
Majestic Park is also accessible via the Majestic lift.
Brighton Night Skiing Hours
Night skiing at Brighton is available from mid-December through to mid-March.
Opening hours are from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm from Monday to Saturday. Night skiing is closed on Sundays.
While night skiing occurs throughout the winter season you should note that there are some nights when it is not available.
Night riding is not available on Sunday nights as well as the following dates: Christmas Eve, Christmas Night and New Year’s Eve.
Night skiing can also be closed due to heavy storms or other unforeseen circumstances.
We always recommend checking the operating hours and lift status before purchasing tickets and heading through to the resort.
You can find the latest information on the website here.
Brighton Night Skiing Video
To give you an idea of what you can expect night skiing at Brighton then check out the video below.
Night Skiing Tips
If you’re visiting Brighton this winter and you’re heading out at night for the first time, we’ve put together a few night skiing tips that should help make your experience that much better:
The temperatures drop at night. This means you’ll need to layer up and wear extra gear. Your extremities such as hands, feet and head are likely to get the coldest so focus on keeping them warm. This will ensure you have a much more pleasant experience on the slopes and don’t call it an early night.
Use the correct lenses
Make sure you either use clear or yellow lenses to protect your eyes and help you see better.
Take it easy to start
Skiing at night takes a different set of skills and while the slopes might be quieter we always recommend taking it easy to start, especially if it is your first time.
Don’t ski alone
This rule is just as applicable to skiing during the day. At night with fewer people on the mountain, it always helps to have a buddy with you in case something goes wrong.
This goes without saying but skiing at night is a unique experience that not all resorts offer. If you get the chance then get out there and make the most of it. If you happen to be able to share it with friends it will be an experience you’ll never forget!
We’ve also written a more comprehensive guide to night skiing which you can find here.
Before You Go..
If you’re looking for alternative ski resorts to go night skiing in the USA? Then take a look at our USA Night Skiing Guide.
Night skiing for the first time? Then check out our Beginners Guide to Night Skiing.